Monthly Archives: January 2013

pear, pecorino and arugula salad with honey walnut crumbles

This salad was inspired by a delicious salad we recently had at La Bicyclette, a charming little French-inspired bistro in Carmel.  I am always tempted by “kitchen sink” salads – ones that include a little bit of everything – greens, fruit … Continue reading

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bridget’s bread and butter pudding

Over the holidays, Matt’s lovely parents, Bridget and Trevor, came to visit.  It was so much fun to play tour guide/tourist in a city I am still a relative newcomer to – we explored Hayes Valley, strolled around the Palace of … Continue reading

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seared scallops with a grapefruit beurre blanc and finger lime caviar

A few weeks ago, when I was in the produce section of my local grocery store, I came across some weirdly shaped, greenish-brown slug-like creatures in between the tangerines and the lemons.  I was intrigued.  It turns out they were finger … Continue reading

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